4 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Industry Lower

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 17 points (-0.1%) at 12,949 as of Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, 11:49 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,707 issues advancing vs. 1,183 declining with 148 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.0%. A company within the industry that fell today was Nidec Corporation ( NJ), up 3.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was Generac Holdings ( GNRC), up 7.0%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. CNH Global ( CNH) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, CNH Global is down $0.30 (-0.6%) to $47.41 on heavy volume Thus far, 418,016 shares of CNH Global exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 412,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.84-$47.66 after having opened the day at $47.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.71.

CNH Global N.V. manufactures, markets, and distributes a line of agricultural and construction equipment and parts worldwide. It operates in three segments: Agricultural Equipment, Construction Equipment, and Financial Services. CNH Global has a market cap of $11.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 35.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate CNH Global a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CNH Global as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full CNH Global Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Pall Corporation ( PLL) is down $1.25 (-2.0%) to $59.75 on average volume Thus far, 540,300 shares of Pall Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 753,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.48-$60.48 after having opened the day at $60.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.00.

Pall Corporation engages in manufacturing and marketing filtration, purification, and separation products and integrated systems solutions worldwide. Pall Corporation has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Pall Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Pall Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Pall Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Dover Corporation ( DOV) is down $0.46 (-0.7%) to $63.22 on light volume Thus far, 409,222 shares of Dover Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.90-$63.96 after having opened the day at $63.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.68.

Dover Corporation manufactures and sells a range of specialized products and components, and provides related services and consumables. The company operates in four segments: Communication Technologies, Energy, Engineered Systems, and Printing & Identification. Dover Corporation has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Dover Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dover Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Dover Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK) is down $0.44 (-0.6%) to $70.98 on light volume Thus far, 327,347 shares of Stanley Black & Decker exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.39-$71.55 after having opened the day at $71.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.42.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Canada. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $12.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 4 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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